The Big Melt

Recession, formation of a glacial lake [more]
Recession, formation of a small glacial lake [more]
Grosser Aletschgletscher
Surface lowering [more]
Morteratsch, Vadret da
Recession of tongue and surface lowering [more]
Morteratsch, Vadret da
Vegetation growth in proglacial area [more]
Morteratsch, Vadret da
Loss of ice cover at high altitudes [more]
Comparison with very old photos [more]
Massive recession [more]
Recession generates new glacial lakes [more]
Recession of tongue from dammed lake [more]
Cambrena, Vadret da
Disappearance of ice apron leads to rockfalls [more]
Unterer Grindelwaldgl.
Recession causes landslides [more]

This page points to various resources on Glaciers online related to the rapid glacier recession observed during the last few years to decades. After chosing an item you are led to a particular section of Glaciers online. Therefore the menu on the left will change.